Mayor Mike McGinn announced his appointments to the new Community Police Commission on Monday, Jan. 14. The Community Police Commission is a partnership between the police department, its officers, community members, and public officials intended to support the development of reforms, establishment of police priorities, and mechanisms to promote community confidence in the Seattle Police […]
The Asian Pacific Islander Community Leader held their 13th annual Community Leaders Program graduation dinner on Nov. 17, 2012 at South Seattle Community College. In addition to celebrating the graduates, the dinner also raised money for the program next year and honored Mai Nguyen, winner of the Kip Tokuda award.
What does the Asian Weekly mean to you? “To me, the Asian Weekly is about giving young people the chance to shine and to give them the tools and experiences needed to grow as leaders. Through its newspaper internships, its many scholarships, its Summer Youth Leadership Program, and the fact that Assunta Ng has been […]
This fall, Washington voters will be asked to approve Referendum 74 to keep our state’s historic new law, which allows committed gay and lesbian couples to marry. As community leaders, we are reaching out today to start a conversation about the freedom to marry. This conversation is deeply rooted in our experiences, our values and […]
Last month, former Washington State Representative and former Japanese American Citizens League Seattle Chapter President Kip Tokuda
At the New Hong Kong Restaurant, the Seattle chapter of the Japanese American Citizen’s League (JACL) honored five of Seattle’s social justice leaders
In contrast to Cao’s lunch, Hasegawa’s re-election campaign party at the House of Hong this Sunday was a blast. What lessons can the Vietnamese Chamber take away? …
When Mark Mitsui was appointed as the president of North Seattle Community College, I felt that he could very well be another Peter Ku, chancellor emerita of Seattle Community Colleges.
The reason he cited in a letter to Mayor Mike McGinn was that he did not think it was practical to take an extended medical leave. Fujii underwent shoulder surgery last Friday. According to Fujii’s assistant, it will take him two to three weeks to recover.
On Dec. 2, Seattle Mayor-elect Mike McGinn held a town hall meeting at the Langston Hugh Theater. Facilitated by former State Rep. Kip Tokuda, attendees were supposed to give McGinn input on how to make Seattle a better city.